[Distutils] [buildout] looking for review of docs on find-links

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Thu Aug 14 12:40:28 CEST 2008

Jim Fulton wrote:
>> Indeed. The docs I've written suggest that there is an order
> They should not
>> and after a package has been found searching stops.
> I missed that. It doesn't.
>> On IRC today, Philipp suggested that all options specified in 
>> find-links were checked for all packages and the latest version found 
>> was used.
> The latest version that satisfies the requirement.  In fact, nothing is 
> searched if the latest version satisfying the requirement is already 
> installed.

Okay, I've updated the docs to reflect this:


Please let me know if any more changes are necessary.



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